High-Rise Projects

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Shaped by the Sun

Studio Gang's daylighting research informs the dynamic profile of a residential high-rise in Chicago More

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One Bryant Park

One Bryant Park, located just a block from Times Square on 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue, is scheduled to be the first LEED Platinum–certified skyscraper in the United States. Designed to house the New York offices of Bank of America (BoA), the building aspires to be a landmark, both for its distinctive architectural form and its energy performance. More

Light, Plan, Form
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Light, Plan, Form

Skyscraper. High-rise. Tall building. Office tower. Call it what you want, there... More

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Solar Strategies

The first implementation of a daylighting system in a Latin American high-rise office tower puts this Mexico City project on the map. More

San Antonio Spirit
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San Antonio Spirit

During the day, it's one of a handful of romantic pre-Depression-era skyscrapers... More

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Agbar Tower Auditorium, Barcelona

When asked to design a lighting scheme for the already-completed 316-seat auditorium in Barcelona's Agbar Tower, Martin Architectural's Spanish representative ECLER had to follow in some dauntingly large footsteps. French architect Jean Nouvel's 35-story tower, with its elliptic plan and domed top, resembles not so much a traditional skyscraper as a force of nature. In Nouvel's words, the tower is "a fluid mass that bursts through the ground like a geyser under permanent, calculated pressure." A fitting metaphor considering the building's primary tenant, the Agbar Group, is Barcelona's water company. More

Daylight! Daylight! Read All About It
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Daylight! Daylight! Read All About It

The research behind the daylighting system for the planned New York Times Building... More

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